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Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee (Episode #306H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

Packing the best of Paris into one episode, we scale the Eiffel Tower, then savor classic treats - from steak tartare to creme brulee. We marvel at Monet, Manet and company in the stunning Orsay Gallery. Tracing the sad steps of Marie Antoinette, we relive French history from its bloody revolution to its extravagant belle epoch.

South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry (Episode #209H)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

We find the story of Ireland strewn along its fascinating south coast: Waterford's much-loved crystal factory; the Kennedy family homestead; the Dunbrody famine ship; and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. After learning why locals don't kiss the Blarney Stone, we savor the scenic charms of the Emerald Isle-driving the Ring of Kerry.

Vienna and the Danube (Episode #506H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

For centuries, Vienna was the crown jewel of the rich and powerful Habsburg Empire. A century after that empire's fall, the Viennese appreciates their imperial legacy as a cultural wellspring and an excuse to live in style. We'll take in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. Then we'll explore the city's surroundings, with a trip along the romantic Danube River and a hike up to the breathtakingly Baroque Melk Abbey.

South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry (Episode #209H)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

We find the story of Ireland strewn along its fascinating south coast: Waterford's much-loved crystal factory; the Kennedy family homestead; the Dunbrody famine ship; and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. After learning why locals don't kiss the Blarney Stone, we savor the scenic charms of the Emerald Isle-driving the Ring of Kerry.

The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands (Episode #210H)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Ireland in the extreme is best experienced on its west coast in Gaeltachts, where the people speak Gaelic and the rugged villages have changed little over the generations. After exploring the rugged and remote Aran Islands, we settle into Galway, dance in a castle at a medieval folk banquet and delve into Ireland in the extreme: Dingle Peninsula. Ringing with traditional music from its rustic pubs, dotted with prehistoric "fairy forts," if you'll fall in love with Ireland, chances are it'll be right here.

Munich and the Foothills of the Alps (Episode #213H)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

In Munich, where locals specialize in good living, we visit boisterous markets and go for Baroque palaces...while office workers surf in the Isar River. Heading into the foothills of the Alps, we take a spin around a Maypole; drop by Oberammergau-the Shirley Temple of Bavarian villages; and tour the fairy-tale castles of "Mad" King Ludwig. After hiking up to a desolate ruined castle, we soar even higher in a glider over the Tyrol.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Germany's Romantic Rhine and Rothenburg (Episode #212H)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Cruising the Rhine River, we dodge riverboat traffic and the legendary siren, Lorelei. After climbing castles and descending into dungeons, we relax with Rhine wine. We tour Burg Eltz-a lived-in castle where the noble lady still puts out fresh flowers. Then we enter the walled town of Rothenburg for Germany's best wood carving, a vivid dose of medieval punishment, and a tour with the night watchman of the town's lamp-lit ramparts.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Berlin: Resilient, Reunited, and Reborn (Episode #211)

KQED Life: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Berlin is back, resuming its place as a great European capital. We climb the Reichstag's new glass dome, sway at a modern-day cabaret, and pop a few chocolates in the now thriving eastern sector. Along with Germany's finest art, complicated Berlin also has hidden remnants of its fascist and communist past. In a city that's rebounding and rebuilding, we crane our necks at Europe's newest Times Square-Potsdamer Platz.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands (Episode #210H)

KQED Life: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Ireland in the extreme is best experienced on its west coast in Gaeltachts, where the people speak Gaelic and the rugged villages have changed little over the generations. After exploring the rugged and remote Aran Islands, we settle into Galway, dance in a castle at a medieval folk banquet and delve into Ireland in the extreme: Dingle Peninsula. Ringing with traditional music from its rustic pubs, dotted with prehistoric "fairy forts," if you'll fall in love with Ireland, chances are it'll be right here.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Berlin: Resilient, Reunited, and Reborn (Episode #211H)

KQED 9: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Berlin is back, resuming its place as a great European capital. We climb the Reichstag's new glass dome, sway at a modern-day cabaret, and pop a few chocolates in the now thriving eastern sector. Along with Germany's finest art, complicated Berlin also has hidden remnants of its fascist and communist past. In a city that's rebounding and rebuilding, we crane our necks at Europe's newest Times Square-Potsdamer Platz.

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  • KQED Channel 9: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry (Episode #209H)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

We find the story of Ireland strewn along its fascinating south coast: Waterford's much-loved crystal factory; the Kennedy family homestead; the Dunbrody famine ship; and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. After learning why locals don't kiss the Blarney Stone, we savor the scenic charms of the Emerald Isle-driving the Ring of Kerry.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Siena and Assisi: Italy's Grand Hill Towns (Episode #204)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Italy's Grand Hill Towns In red-bricked Siena, we tour its innovative medieval hospital, lavish cathedral, and a bakery that makes panforte (like fruitcake, only better). Exploring the Chianti region, we taste Brunello di Montalcino - with its makers. Spending the night at a farmhouse, we meet the family and the sheep, learn of the Slow Food Movement, and enjoy a homegrown dinner. In Assisi, we follow the footsteps of St. Francis from his humble chapel to the grand basilica - frescoed by Giotto - that holds his tomb.

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  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera (Episode #205)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Italy's Hidden Riviera In these five idyllic port towns, we sample village life: fishing for anchovies at midnight, savoring the best pesto, picking grapes, and cheering cliff divers as we hike the "walkway of love." Each pastel town is a delight, but my favorite is Vernazza - where Giovanni makes pasta and Granelli sells porcini mushrooms at the tiny street market. We sidetrip to Carrara's quarries where Michelangelo selected his marble, then return to Vernazza to stroll the only street with the entire village as the sun sets.

Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips (Episode #208H)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Dublin's story is of feast and famine: from its 18th-century Golden Age to its 20th-century struggles for independence to its boomtime today. We explore the town's foreboding castle, patriotic jail, and Trinity College with its illuminated Book of Kells--a bright light from the Dark Ages. At night we party in Temple Bar, awash with Celtic music and frothy pints of Guinness. We sidetrip to the prehistoric necropolis of Newgrange and the medieval monastery at Glendalough, tucked in the scenic Wicklow Mountains.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Prague and the Czech Republic (Episode #207)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Newly energized Prague, slinky with sumptuous Art Nouveau facades, is perpetually playing Mozart and Vivaldi. Eastern Europe's top destination has Europe's best beer, biggest castle, liveliest pedestrian bridge, and most evocative Jewish Quarter. From Prague, we sidetrip to Kutna Hora, once a silver-mining boomtown, to descend into its medieval mine and ponder its eerie chapel, decorated centuries ago with 40,000 bones.

Italy's Great Hill Towns (Episode #408H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Connoisseurs of Italy find that its quintessential charms survive in its classic hill towns. From San Gimignano's medieval towers, to Cortona's charming lanes, to Orvieto's papal intrigue, to Civita di Bagnoregio's cliff-hanging vistas...all sit on lofty stone perches that now seem to protect them only from the modern world.

Prague and the Czech Republic (Episode #207)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Newly energized Prague, slinky with sumptuous Art Nouveau facades, is perpetually playing Mozart and Vivaldi. Eastern Europe's top destination has Europe's best beer, biggest castle, liveliest pedestrian bridge, and most evocative Jewish Quarter. From Prague, we sidetrip to Kutna Hora, once a silver-mining boomtown, to descend into its medieval mine and ponder its eerie chapel, decorated centuries ago with 40,000 bones.

Italy's Great Hill Towns (Episode #408H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Connoisseurs of Italy find that its quintessential charms survive in its classic hill towns. From San Gimignano's medieval towers, to Cortona's charming lanes, to Orvieto's papal intrigue, to Civita di Bagnoregio's cliff-hanging vistas...all sit on lofty stone perches that now seem to protect them only from the modern world.

Amsterdam and Dutch Sidetrips (Episode #206)

KQED Life: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

With Rembrandts and stately architecture from its Golden Age, hidden churches and holocaust memorials from its troubled times, and Van Goghs and titillating street life from its modern age, Amsterdam stimulates all the senses. Then, side-tripping from Europe's capital of tolerance into the countryside (and below sea-level), we hike dikes, climb windmills, tour the world's biggest flower market, and see how in Holland, "Everything's just so Dutch!"

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera (Episode #205)

KQED Life: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Italy's Hidden Riviera In these five idyllic port towns, we sample village life: fishing for anchovies at midnight, savoring the best pesto, picking grapes, and cheering cliff divers as we hike the "walkway of love." Each pastel town is a delight, but my favorite is Vernazza - where Giovanni makes pasta and Granelli sells porcini mushrooms at the tiny street market. We sidetrip to Carrara's quarries where Michelangelo selected his marble, then return to Vernazza to stroll the only street with the entire village as the sun sets.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands (Episode #210H)

KQED 9: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Ireland in the extreme is best experienced on its west coast in Gaeltachts, where the people speak Gaelic and the rugged villages have changed little over the generations. After exploring the rugged and remote Aran Islands, we settle into Galway, dance in a castle at a medieval folk banquet and delve into Ireland in the extreme: Dingle Peninsula. Ringing with traditional music from its rustic pubs, dotted with prehistoric "fairy forts," if you'll fall in love with Ireland, chances are it'll be right here.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Siena and Assisi: Italy's Grand Hill Towns (Episode #204)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Italy's Grand Hill Towns In red-bricked Siena, we tour its innovative medieval hospital, lavish cathedral, and a bakery that makes panforte (like fruitcake, only better). Exploring the Chianti region, we taste Brunello di Montalcino - with its makers. Spending the night at a farmhouse, we meet the family and the sheep, learn of the Slow Food Movement, and enjoy a homegrown dinner. In Assisi, we follow the footsteps of St. Francis from his humble chapel to the grand basilica - frescoed by Giotto - that holds his tomb.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee (Episode #306H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

Packing the best of Paris into one episode, we scale the Eiffel Tower, then savor classic treats - from steak tartare to creme brulee. We marvel at Monet, Manet and company in the stunning Orsay Gallery. Tracing the sad steps of Marie Antoinette, we relive French history from its bloody revolution to its extravagant belle epoch.

Three-Part Travel Skills Special (Episode #115)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Part 2 of a 3-part mini-series on travel tips.

Great Swiss Cities: Luzern, Bern, Zurich and Lausanne (Episode #505H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

In this episode we'll focus on an often overlooked side of Switzerland its urban charms. We'll get some exercise, from ringing a very big bell to floating down an urban river. We'll also enjoy a variety of eye-opening art, from Chagall and Klee to inmates of an asylum. Then we'll ponder a few Swiss innovations, from their open-minded drug policies to their hush-hush underground arsenals. And it'll all before a backdrop of Switzerland's stunning natural beauty.

Three-Part Travel Skills Special (Episode #115)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Part 2 of a 3-part mini-series on travel tips.

Three-Part Travel Skills Special (Episode #116)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

The final program in a 3-part mini-series of travel tips.

Florence: City of Art (Episode #203)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

In the birthplace of the Renaissance, we look into the eyes of Michelangelo's David and Botticelli's Venus, learn tricks for touring the Uffizi art gallery, and climb the dome that kicked off the Renaissance-to discover how it was built. Then we delve into the Florentine good life: visiting a fragrant 400-year-old perfumery, sipping Campari on a rooftop, chasing the sunset on a Vespa, and sleeping serenely in a converted monastery.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Venice Sidetrips (Episode #202)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Pulling on hip boots, we settle into the muck of Venice, then take a speedboat tour of the lagoon. On the mainland, we head for Padua to tour a once-illegal anatomy theater and track the restoration of Giotto's Scrovegni Chapel. In Vicenza, we admire elegant Palladian-style streets and villas. In Verona, we climb the Roman Coliseum, jostle with tourists to rub the brass breast of Juliet, and taste-test grappa before riding the train to Ravenna for its dazzling 1500-year-old mosaics.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Venice: Serene, Decadent, and Still Kicking (Episode #201)

KQED Life: Wed, Sep 12, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Sorting through the monuments of magical Venice, we trace its decline from Europe's most powerful city to its most hedonistic. We cruise its main street - the Grand Canal, then get lost in the back lanes. For art, it's Titian, Bellini, Donatello, and the Doge's Palace. We luxuriate in a venerable cafe on St. Mark's Square, enjoy calamari with locals in a canal-side pub, then find our own private Venice under the moonlight on a gondola.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 12, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Three-Part Travel Skills Special (Episode #116)

KQED Life: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

The final program in a 3-part mini-series of travel tips.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry (Episode #209H)

KQED 9: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

We find the story of Ireland strewn along its fascinating south coast: Waterford's much-loved crystal factory; the Kennedy family homestead; the Dunbrody famine ship; and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. After learning why locals don't kiss the Blarney Stone, we savor the scenic charms of the Emerald Isle-driving the Ring of Kerry.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Three-Part Travel Skills Special (Episode #115)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Part 2 of a 3-part mini-series on travel tips.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

London: Mod and Trad (Episode #305H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

London is quintessentially English, yet cosmopolitan. We check out the new - the Millennium Bridge and the British Museum's Great Court, and admire the old - well-wrapped mummies and a rare Leonardo. After bantering with Beefeaters at the Tower of London, we do some riverside beach-combing. Strolling the trendy South Bank of the Thames takes us from the Tate Modern to the dizzying London Eye.

Eastern Turkey (Episode #110)

KQED Life: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

After a Mount Ararat sunrise, we visit Abraham's 4000-year-old home town, tour one of the world's biggest dams, cheer on grease wrestlers, meet the gods atop Mount Nemrut and dance with new friends in a village.

Little Europe: San Marino, Monaco, Vatican City, Liechtenstein, and Andorra (Episode #504H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 5:00 PM

Don't blink as we blitz through Europe's tiniest countries: Vatican City, the world's smallest country, comes with the planet's biggest church. The fairytale princedom of Monaco lures visitors with its fancy casino and glamorous views. Italy's last independent hill town, San Marino still looks formidable, as does the castle-guarded principality of Liechtenstein. And tiny Andorra entertains shoppers and hikers alike, surrounded by the rugged beauty of the Pyrenees.

Eastern Turkey (Episode #110)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

After a Mount Ararat sunrise, we visit Abraham's 4000-year-old home town, tour one of the world's biggest dams, cheer on grease wrestlers, meet the gods atop Mount Nemrut and dance with new friends in a village.

London: Royal and Rambunctious (Episode #111)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

We whisper secrets across the dome of St. Paul's Cathedral and eat our way through Soho. Then we check out the treasures of the new British Library, roll with the drums at the Changing of the Guard, and cruise the Thames to Kew Gardens.

Three-Part Travel Skills Special (Episode #114)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Rick's expertise is travel - specifically, how to travel smoothly and affordably. These specials parlay his 25 years of travel experience into practical tips on: planning a trip, overcoming the language barrier, getting around, finding accommodations, staying safe, and more. Shot on location in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Venice, the Rhine, and Swiss Alps, the show covers Rick's favorite 3000-mile European loop while providing viewers with essential travel skills.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

The Best of Sicily (Episode #113)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

After going fishing for anchovies of Cefalu, we land in rough-and-tumble Palermo. Marveling at the eerie skeletons in a Cappuccin crypt, airy mosaics of Monreale, enchanting ruins of Segesta, and the fiery rim of Mount Etna, we enjoy the best of Sicily.

Tuscany's Dolce Vita (Episode #407H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

The small towns and rural charms of Tuscany give us a healthy dose of the "sweet life" as we hunt for truffles in an oak forest, nibble through an artichoke festival, share a farmhouse feast, and ride a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's back yard.

The Best of Sicily (Episode #113)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

After going fishing for anchovies of Cefalu, we land in rough-and-tumble Palermo. Marveling at the eerie skeletons in a Cappuccin crypt, airy mosaics of Monreale, enchanting ruins of Segesta, and the fiery rim of Mount Etna, we enjoy the best of Sicily.

Tuscany's Dolce Vita (Episode #407H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

The small towns and rural charms of Tuscany give us a healthy dose of the "sweet life" as we hunt for truffles in an oak forest, nibble through an artichoke festival, share a farmhouse feast, and ride a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's back yard.

London: Mod and Trad (Episode #305H)

KQED Life: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

London is quintessentially English, yet cosmopolitan. We check out the new - the Millennium Bridge and the British Museum's Great Court, and admire the old - well-wrapped mummies and a rare Leonardo. After bantering with Beefeaters at the Tower of London, we do some riverside beach-combing. Strolling the trendy South Bank of the Thames takes us from the Tate Modern to the dizzying London Eye.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

London: Royal and Rambunctious (Episode #111)

KQED Life: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

We whisper secrets across the dome of St. Paul's Cathedral and eat our way through Soho. Then we check out the treasures of the new British Library, roll with the drums at the Changing of the Guard, and cruise the Thames to Kew Gardens.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips (Episode #208H)

KQED 9: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Dublin's story is of feast and famine: from its 18th-century Golden Age to its 20th-century struggles for independence to its boomtime today. We explore the town's foreboding castle, patriotic jail, and Trinity College with its illuminated Book of Kells--a bright light from the Dark Ages. At night we party in Temple Bar, awash with Celtic music and frothy pints of Guinness. We sidetrip to the prehistoric necropolis of Newgrange and the medieval monastery at Glendalough, tucked in the scenic Wicklow Mountains.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Eastern Turkey (Episode #110)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

After a Mount Ararat sunrise, we visit Abraham's 4000-year-old home town, tour one of the world's biggest dams, cheer on grease wrestlers, meet the gods atop Mount Nemrut and dance with new friends in a village.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland (Episode #304H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

No trip to Emerald Isle is complete without a visit to Northern Ireland. We tour bustling Belfast, sneaking a peek at its politically charged neighborhoods. Then we head for the Antrim Coast and go wild in Portrush, Ulster's Coney Island. We taste-test Irish whiskey, scramble over six-sided rock columns, putter through a world-class golf course, and stomp our feet to Irish music in rough-and- tumble Derry.

Caesar's Rome (Episode #105)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 1, 2012 -- 4:30 PM

Rome welcomes the new millennium spiffed up as never before. We tour Rome's ancient sights from the Forum and Coliseum to the glorious Pantheon. Then, after exploring the catacombs and a cat hospice, we track down the best ice cream in Rome.

Germany's Black Forest and Cologne (Episode #106)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 1, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Rick teams up with his wife and kids to enjoy the good life, dipping into a classy mineral spa, trying his luck at a fancy casino, devouring chocolate-cherry cake, and exploring Germany's most romantic forest.

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